- Surnames starting with the letter N. 

Kenneth Nightingale

Rank:Civilian - Fireman
Name of Rgt or Ship:Auxillary Fire Service
How Died:Killed in Air Raid
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Not Known
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1912 in the Barton on Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/1238, the son of Arthur Tom & Emily Nightingale (nee Holland).

1939 National Registration - 211 Barton Road, Stretford.   Emily
Nightingale - Married - born: 26th June 1875 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.
 Kenneth Nightingale - Single - born: 11th July 1912 - occ: Electrical
Engineer (Professional Manufacturer of Steelworks Electric Engines) & Part
Ime A.F.S. (Stretford).

Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as a Probationary Trade Apprentice in
August 1927 became a Trade Apprentice in February 1928 and a Special
Trainee in July 1933.   On completion of his apprenticeship in June 1935 he
joined the staff of the Plant Engineering Department.    Joined the A.F.S.
in September 1939.    Killed in an air raid whilst on duty in December

Died at Withington Hospital as a result of injuries sustained at Trafford
Park on 22nd December 1940.   Death registered in Manchester City.

Commemorated in the Metro-Vics WW2 Memorial Book.    Also commemorated on
the Metro-Vics RUFC memorial at Ashton upon Mersey.  

CWGC - Fireman, A.F.S.; of 211 Barton Road, Stretford. Son of Mrs. E.
Nightingale.   Injured 22 December 1940, at Trafford Park; died at
Withington Hospital, Nell Lane.

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
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